[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#599241: Acknowledgement (Please remove obsolete usplash integration)

Kel Modderman kel at otaku42.de
Tue Apr 5 11:19:50 UTC 2011

On Tue, 5 Apr 2011 01:59:34 PM Michael Biebl wrote:
> Am 13.10.2010 03:53, schrieb Kel Modderman:
> > On Wednesday 06 October 2010 13:54:27 Michael Biebl wrote:
> >> It also looks like, that neither splashy nor plymouth (the two remaining boot
> >> splash programs) use the splash api provided by initscripts.
> >>
> >> So I'm wondering if all splash related functionality should be ripped out of
> >> initscripts. With no-one actually using it, it only bloats and slows down the
> >> initscripts.
> > 
> > I'd love to see that crap go - but will be on holidays for a couple of weeks.
> > 
> > I'd be more than happy to apply a patch to packaging in SVN once returned, an
> > NMU would also not be out of order considering that us "maintainers" are busy
> > with real life and are currently really struggling to pull together changes
> > wanted for squeeze. We do have a current release team grant for upload with
> > the changes already committed to our SVN.
> Has there been any progress on this?
> If you want a patch, please shout.

No progress, and yeah, a patch is kinda what I was hinting at when you first
approached. Please do not hesitate for sysvinit maintainers to make first move
on this, am not aware of any work being done.

I'm pretty sure all the listed sysvinit maintainers are currently not very
active when it comes to maintaining sysvinit, at the moment.

Thanks, Kel.

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